CHOOKA BUTTERFLY SKIMMER
Offering the same waterproof, vulcanized construction found in Chooka’s signature rain boots, this dainty ballet flat from the brand is durable and protective. The cotton-polyester blend lining should be soft against the skin and absorb moisture, while the footbed features a microsuede insole that extends up the side slightly to enhance comfort. The insole is also removable, making it easy to clean or replace.
CROCS BALLET FLAT
Known for its beloved slip-on clogs, Crocs offers versatile waterproof ballet flats as well. These reinforced flats deliver a relaxed design with a tapered fit in the back of the heel for a secure fit. They also include soft Croslite foam cushioning with enhanced arch support and Crocs Lock slip-resistant treads.
OKA-B TAYLOR JELLY BALLET FLAT
Available in nine colors to choose from, these Oka-B ballet flats feature a “splash-proof” jelly upper that should feel soft against the skin and be easy to wipe clean. Other highlights include padded insoles with arch support and slip-resistant soles.
NATIVE SHOES AUDREY FLAT
Made entirely of injection-molded EVA, Native Shoes’ Audrey flat delivers a sleek pointed toe and also comes in black, white, pink, and fire engine red. Underfoot, it’s lightly padded and equipped with durable outsoles.
THE ORIGINAL MUCK BOOT COMPANY MUCKSTER II FLAT
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Salvatore Ferragamo Gets Into Gaming to Promote Spring '21 Line
Salvatore Ferragamo is giving a boost to its digital innovation process by entering the world of gaming. The Florentine luxury company is debuting an online game, available at its official website, which invites consumers to discover the brand’s spring 2021 collection, as well as some of the fashion house’s most iconic items and elements.
Saucony Launches Eco-Friendly Shoe, Jazz Court RFG
Saucony has launched its most eco-friendly shoe ever. Named the Jazz Court RFG, the sneaker was crafted using only seven natural materials: cotton, jute, wool, rubber, wood, gardenia and beet. It was also brought to life using zero plastic.
ASICS EXPANDS ITS RETAIL CONCEPT WITH NEW STORE IN BENGALURU
ASICS, the sport performance brand, further strengthens its retail footprint in India with the launch of its new store in Orion Mall, Bengaluru.
KIRANA IN LUXURY MARKET
Founded by Haresh Mirpuri, Aranyani has adopted the original Indian concept of the kirana (‘Atelier’ in the European parlance) in the luxury market. Here, the focus is not just profiteering, but creating a positive impact at every touch point. In the initial days, the brand utilized its atelier to create beautiful hand-painted bags which were released as “Finding Your Roots”. While the collection was well received by the media, art lovers and end users alike, the designs were too unique for the product to be used as an ‘everyday bag’.
CERIZ'S UNVEILS SS 21 ALONGSIDE SARA ALI KHAN
Ceriz’s Spring-Summer collection of shoes and handbags explores modern designs that strike the right balance between elegance and comfort and lets you be #effortlesslyglamorous .
Adidas Introduces Re-Imagined Adizero Adios Shoes
Athletic powerhouse adidas has re-imagined its Adizero Adios sneakers. To bring the shoe to life, adidas revealed that it joined forces with several world-renowned athletes, including Joyciline Jepkosgei and Rhonex Kipruto, creating a product that challenged “everything we knew about bending stiffness, energy return, mass reduction and design geometry to optimize running economy for faster, longer runs.”
Footwear Industry Needs A Robust Auxiliary Ecosystem
The footwear industry needs to develop a robust auxiliary ecosystem to achieve economies of scale. The sector is chaotic and there is a need for its overall development and ensuring its seamless working. While the sector is trying to do so, it is also making concerted efforts to resolve the issues of pricing and availability of raw material.
THE WITCH COLLECTION BY HIDESIGN
The Collection is inspired by the modern ‘witch’ of today who is independent, powerful, fearless and unafraid of what the society perceives of her. Her ‘magic’ lies within her and through this range Hidesign hopes to change the narrative of who a witch is today. The range also celebrates the special connect witches have always been perceived to have with nature.
Diet Prada Pushes Back Against Dolce & Gabbana Defamation Suit
A while after Dolce & Gabbana’s show in Shanghai was called off amid backlash in China over the Italian brand’s ad campaign videos posted on Weibo, Diet Prada’s founders say they are fighting back against a defamation suit that the Italian brand had filed against them in the wake of the furor.
Christian Louboutin Sells $642 Million Stake to Ferrari Owner Exor
Exor, an Agnelli family holding, is to invest 541 million euros (or $642 million at current exchange) in Christian Louboutin to become a 24% shareholder in the Paris-based maker of red-soled shoes.
RANDOM THOUGHTS WITH RICKSON GRACIE
RICKSON GRACIE IS WIDELY REGARDED AS THE BEST OF THE BEST IN BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU, BUT HE’S SO MUCH MORE THAN THAT. HE’S A WARRIOR, A PHILOSOPHER, A THINKER, AN INSPIRATION AND A ROLE MODEL. WHICH IS WHY WE’RE PRESENTING THESE GLIMPSES OF THE MAN THAT NOT MANY BLACK BELT READERS HAVE SEEN.
The stretch of Monroe Road where you can find little pieces of Brazil
HOW BRAZILIAN GUITARIST PRIKA AMARAL REBUILT HER THRIVING THRASH-METAL JUGGERNAUT FROM THE GROUND UP AND JUMPED HEAD FIRST INTO PERPETUAL CHAOS
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BETWEEN TRADITION AND THE FUTURE
Turning to the “Other” Tourmaline Crystals
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Catching Frogs in the Clouds
PROFESSOR MARCIO PIE and his team stop on top of a mountain in Brazil. It’s cool and damp under the trees. The scientists listen.
VOTING DAY around the World
When it comes to elections in the United States, it’s pretty certain that most people will be voting on a Tuesday. The custom of voting on a Tuesday in November was established when many Americans were farmers. By November, the growing and harvesting seasons were over making it easier for farmers to leave their work and go vote.
São Paulo – Building on Style
Architecture tours in São Paulo nourish the senses.
SANDRA LAPAGE: THE EMERGENCE OF UNCONSCIOUS
I create sculptures from trash and discarded materials that are often malleable and even wearable and address a series of environmental and behavioral issues.